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Dirty Spokes "Chateau Elan Muscadine Run" 5.5 ⁄ 2.8 Mile Vineyard and Trail Run

Location: Chateau Elan, Braselton, Georgia
Date: November 18, 2017 (Saturday)
Format: Vineyard and Trail Run Distance: 2 options: 5.5 or 2.8 Miles
Course Map: 5.5 Miles | 2.8 Miles
Series: None Presenting Sponsor: Chateau Elan
2016 Results: 5.5Mi | 2.8Mi
2016 Photos: Wingfoot Photos

REGISTER: On-Line

We´re excited to present the 2nd Annual Chateau Elan Muscadine 5.5/2.8 Mile Vineyard and Trail Running Race! Runners registration for the 2017 Chateau Elan Muscadine 5.5/2.8 Mile Trail Running Race is OPEN! We will have a cap on this race of 325 Participants! We are placing a cap on this event due to parking availability! If you are interested in participating please register soon!

Chateau Elan will be offering a FREE Wine Tasting immediately following the race (at the finish area)! Their wine market is offering a 20% discount on all wines and merchandise purchases. The Chateau Elan Inn is offering room rates at $149 for all participants (Friday Night November 17th, 2017 Only)! In order to receive the room discount you must present your race bib at check out! Registration Link for The Chateau Elan Inn Discount! Enjoy the weekend with a little Golf on the Woodlands Course at Chateau Elan as well! Receive 30% off tee times when using promo code "Muscadine Run". Golf discount valid TBA (able to reserve tee times beginning June 9th)!

DIRECTIONS (Mapquest): Chateau Elan

For directions: Chateau Elan From I-85 Going North Take I-85 North to Exit 126 Turn Left and Chateau Elan will be the first Gate on your Left Once inside the gate drive straight in and take your 2nd right (winding behind Paddy's Irish Pub for race day parking) Google Maps Chateau Elan 100 Rue Charlemagne Dr Braselton, GA 30517

ENTRY FEES

5.5 Miles Through November 5 –> $35.00 November 6 – November 16 –> $40.00 (LATE) Race Day Registration –> $45.00

2.8 Miles Through November 5 –> $30.00 November 6 – November 16 –> $35.00 (LATE) Race Day Registration –> $40.00

Dirty Spokes will be handing out "Dri-Fit" shirts at each of our trail running races this year! That's right a $25.00 value with your race registration! No guarantee of T-Shirt with late or race day registration.

PACKET PICKUP

Packet pickup will be the morning of the race starting at 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Race starts at 8:30 a.m. SHARP!

RACE COURSE

5.5 Mile Course: This is a great off road running experience! The race will start in the street (required for spacing) but will soon lead into and through the Chateau Elan Vineyards. The race course will go around the outer perimeter of the vineyards for .6 and then we will wind through the beautiful vineyards until 2.35 miles. At 2.35 miles that will be the split for the 2.8 milers and 5.5 milers. The 2.8 milers will stay straight on the gravel road back to the finish line and the 5.5 milers will turn hard left onto the dirt trail. At 2.7 Miles Turn Hard Right Onto the Asphalt Road. At 2.73 Miles Turn Hard Left Onto the Nature Trail (following yellow markings). At 3.05 Turn Hard Right Onto the Golf Cart Path. At 3.15 Turn Hard Right Onto the Street (short uphill). At 3.25 Take a Soft Right Back Onto the Dirt Trail. At 3.40 Turn Hard Left Onto a Gravel Road (downhill). At 3.43 Turn Hard Right Onto an Asphalt Road. At 3.50 Turn Hard Right Onto a Dirt Trail. At 3.54 Cross Street (Golf Cart Path). At 3.56 Turn Hard Right Down Towards the "Green" (Par 3 Golf Course) Then Hard Left Around the Pond. At 3.70 Turn Hard Right at the "Tee Box" (around the pond). At 4.0 Cross the Street. At 4.25 Turn Hard Left Onto the Street. At 4.3 Turn Hard Left Onto the Gravel Road. At 4.35 Turn Hard Right Off Gravel Onto Dirt Trail. At 4.45 Take a Soft Left Onto Asphalt (downhill). At 4.55 Take a Hard Left Onto Golf Cart Path. At 4.7 Take a Hard Left Onto the Wooded Trail (uphill). At 5.05 Take a Hard Right Onto Asphalt Road. At 5.07 Take a Hard Left Onto Dirt Trail. At 5.3 Take a Hard Left Onto Gravel Road (back around the beautiful vineyards). Stay on Gravel Road to the Finish at 5.5 Miles!

2.8 Mile Course: This is a great off road running experience! The race will start in the street (required for spacing) but will soon lead into and through the Chateau Elan Vineyards. The race course will go around the outer perimeter of the vineyards for .6 and then we will wind through the beautiful vineyards until 2.35 miles. At 2.35 miles that will be the split for the 2.8 milers and 5.5 milers. The 2.8 milers will stay straight on the gravel road back to the finish line and the 5.5 milers will turn hard left onto the dirt trail.The course is beautiful and offers something for every runner truly wishing to ´ditch the city´.

RACE CATEGORIES

Dirty Spokes will be handing out medals and prizes to our overall top 3 male and female finishers for each race as well as our overall male and female masters winners. We will also be handing out medals to our top 3 male and female finishers in each age group (14&U, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75&U) – you must be present to receive your medal we will not mail them to you. AWARDS Awards will be given out when we have enough finishers in to fill the categories. Medals will be given out to the top three finishers in each category. Walkers are encouraged to participate; however, you should be able to complete the 5.5/2.8 miles at a 16 minute mile pace or under to receive an official time.

RACE COURSE VIDEO